|The Star Spangled Revue with Bob Hope|
Bob Hope's first Television special, broadcast Easter Sunday, 1950. It features comedy, dance, singing, and some fine piano playing. Hope performs a sketch poking fun at NBC's early television culture, and delivers a memorable rendition of, "Baby, It's Cold Outside." The show features Douglas Fairbanks, Dinah Shore, and the Mexico City Boys Choir singing the Hallelujah Chorus. Sponsored by Frididaire with original commercials included.
Keywords: Classic TV; Bob Hope; Easter
Downloads: 4,588 (3 reviews)
|The Big Picture 723: When The Chips Are Down - Department of the Army|
Episode 723 of the Big Picture: "When The Chips Are Down." Narrated by Bob Hope."The original release sheet reads: This THE BIG PICTURE film shows the training and readiness of the citizen-soldiers of the National Guard, a major part of the nation's strength in reserve. The episode is narrated by Bob Hope." National Archives Identifier: 2569894
Keywords: Bob Hope; The Big Picture; Phyllis Diller; National Guard
|The Bob Hope Chevy Show - 28/December/1956|
On a military base in Alaska, Bob's guests are: Ginger Rogers, Mickey Mantle, Jerry Cologna, and Peggy King. Complete with original commercials!
Keywords: Classic TV; NBC; 1950's Television; 1956; Bob Hope; Chevy
Downloads: 4,504 (1 review)
|''All-Star Revue'' - 26 April 1952|
A very dated episode of the comedy-variety series "All Star Revue". This episode features Bob Hope. Original 1952 commercials intact.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Bob Hope; All Star Revue
|''The Bob Hope Chevy Show'' - 28 December 1956|
An episode of "The Bob Hope Chevy Show". This has been uploaded before, but this copy has very slightly better picture quality...I hope! Lots of variety with guests Ginger Rogers, Mickey Mantle, Peggy King and more. Lots of dated humor too, which adds to the fun. There's even a couple Chevrolet commercials!
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; The Bob Hope Chevy Show; Bob Hope; Chevrolet; Ginger Rogers; Mickey Mantle; Peggy King; Hedda Hopper; Jerry Colonna
|You Can Change The World|
You Can Change The World 1951 tv ?documentary?
Keywords: documentary; Jack Benny; Loretta Young; Bing Crosby; Bob Hope; Classic TV
Downloads: 3,029 (8 reviews)
|''The Patti Page Show'' - 23 June 1956|
An episode of the short-lived summer replacement series "The Patti Page Show". Her guests are: The Christianis, Walter Dare Wahl & Emmet Oldfield, Joe Maize & His Cordsmen, Guy Mitchell, and Bob Hope. Please note that, while this episode is public domain, the film excerpted in the episode is not.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; The Patti Page Show; Patti Page; Bob Hope
|Jack Benny Hour (1965)|
NBC hour-long special, which was broadcast on November 13, 1965. Guests include Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Walt Disney, and the Beach Boys. Cast: Jack Benny Bob Hope Elke Sommer Walt Disney Brian Wilson Beach Boys Dennis Wilson Beach Boys Carl Wilson Beach Boys Al Jardine Beach Boys Mike Love Beach Boys John Ireland Naomi Stevens Writers: George Balzer Hal Goldman Al Gordon Sam Perrin
Keywords: classic tv; Jack Benny; Elke Sommer; Bob Hope; Beach Boys; Walt Disney
Downloads: 14,253 (5 reviews)
|Thanks For The Memories (Bob Hope Special) - Unknown|
This is a rare retrospective on Bob Hope's command performances for US troops all over the world since WWII. Features appearances by John F Kenedy, Betty Grable, Betty Hutton, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Judy Garland and Lana Turner. There are some noticable cuts where short segments of the program are missing.
Keywords: Classic TV; Hollywood; Bob Hope; TV Special; John F Kenedy; Betty Grable; Betty Hutton; Frank Sinatra; Bing Crosby; Judy Garland; Lana Turner
|''The Comedy Hour'' - 24 December 1950|
This is an episode of "The Comedy Hour", sponsored by Frigidaire. The performers in this episode include comedian Bob Hope, actor Robert Cummings, harpist Robert Maxwell, opera singer Lily Pons, tap-dancer Betty Bruce, and a speech by Eleanor Roosevelt. Lots of comedy, music, dancing and heavy-handed talks about "freedom" (please let me know if the video plays back OK. Also, please note that on several occasions the kinescope print appears to have sprocket hole damage).
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; 1950; Early Television; Bob Hope; Robert Cummings; Bob Cummings; Robert Maxwell; Lily Pons; Betty Bruce; Eleanor Roosevelt; Comedy; Music; Dance; Dancing; Sprocket hole damage; Black and white; tap-dancing; opera singer; harpist; Frigidaire; Kinescope; Christmas; Choir; Singer; Dancer; NBC; Live television